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Congressman Price Meets with Chatham Commissioners

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Congressman David Price (D-4) met with the Chatham County Board of Commissioners at its March regular meeting. Price, who represents a majority of the county, provided details of the pandemic relief bill. The meeting was also ...
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Chatham Literacy’s Spring Author Event

Chatham Literacy will present a Virtual Spring Author Event with Duke professor, photographer, folklorist, and author Tom Rankin and noted novelist and award-winning short story writer Jill McCorkle on Tuesday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Ticket sales: ...
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Meet This Artist: Fiber Artist Tanja Lipinski Cole

by Rachel Flanagan, Chatham Arts Council For some, knowing how to sew is a necessity when you’ve lost a button or hit a snag on your sleeve. But for Tanja Lipinski Cole, sewing and quilting has always been a therapeutic ...
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Big Night in for the Arts features Ariana DeBose, Mandolin ...

We are so accustomed to living in an area surrounded by art of every kind that we may forget what it would be like if the arts disappeared altogether. The pandemic has given the world a preview of life without live ...
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Sunset on White Oak Creek

Photo by Gary Simpson White Oak Creek rises in a pond on the Beaver Creek and Crabtree Creek divide on the west side of Apex. It then flows westerly to meet New Hope River in the B. Everett Jordan Lake ...
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Chatham’s Rep. Reives Elected to N.C. House Leadership

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County’s Rep. Robert Reives was elected as the Democratic leader in the North Carolina House on Thursday, Dec. 3 in a unanimous vote by his fellow Democratic caucus members. Reives has represented District 54 ...
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Water Task Force Gives Report

by Casey Mann, Senior Correpsondent The Pittsboro Water Task Force presented its final report to the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners on Dec. 14. The report, which was originally expected earlier this year, marks the culmination of work of a task ...
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On the River

by Gary Phillips Two older boys and me, loaded with gearCame to the Green River in nighttime.We trolled the river and laid out some linesAnd water was over my chest at times.It was a year like any other year. Our ...
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NC CARES for Arts Grants Provide Big Boost to Local ...

Ten Groups Awarded Funds to Offset Impact of COVID-19 During this pandemic, arts organizations have been particularly vulnerable. But the Chatham Arts Council (CAC) is thrilled to be the bearer of GOOD NEWS. The CAC and the North Carolina Arts ...
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Winterizing Your Pet

by Valerie Broadway Last winter North Carolina had brutally low temperatures for days on end. We experienced record cold, even colder than the state of Alaska. The Chatham Animal Services Director told me there were several weeks last winter when ...